After spending a few weeks climbing bits and pieces of the Eiger route Metanoia as a double for Jeff Lowe’s upcoming movie, Josh Wharton decided to climb the original north face route.
Tuesday 5 April is the last round of boulder league. This will be hosted at UCT from 6pm til 8:40 pm.
Interview with American climber Sasha DiGiulian after her cutting-edge 8c+ redpoints of Southern Smoke and Lucifer and her 8b+ on-sight of Omaha Beach, all at Red River Gorge, Kentucky, USA.
Dubai – A French daredevil urban climber on Monday scaled the world’s tallest building, the 828m Burj Khalifa in Dubai, fighting winds that delayed his ascent for hours.
A beautiful video by Renan Ozturk, about the life of Leo, passionate climber and farmer in Cuba, a country were climbing can be illegal.
Joe Kinder completed a new route at the Blank Wall in Utah, naming it Tiger Blood and suggesting 5.14c.
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Week 4 in Font. The sends slow down slightly as Arjan battles a cracked rib from a bad bail during a quick surfing weekend back in Cape Town and Marijus catches a bout of the flu.
Again Adam Ondra delivers. This weekend at Oliana, he first did the first ascent of what used to be Chris Sharma’s Chaxi Raxi project (F9b) and then onsighted Blanquita, F8c+, at the same crag.
Sasha DiGiulian redpointed Southern Smoke (5.14c) yesterday at the Red River Gorge
With nine 5.15s (almost half are FAs) and literally hundreds of 5.14 ascents on his résumé, Ondra is definitely setting the pace for hard sport climbers.
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